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Through Sunday and inch or two inches of rain, gales are possible
?60, ?600, it doesn't take ` lot of working out. I am going to Flash
floods had the reason causing chaos on the roads and more than 0000
homes without power. We'll be here later
in the programme. It's the new football season with
Cambridge and Luton making And the giant poppy as big
as an Olympic sized swimming pool. The Care Quality Commission has
served a number of formal notices after concerns
were raised about the treatlent of elderly and vulnerable p`tients
at a care home in Peterborotgh. Werrington Lodge has been told it
must improve after inspectors originally found
eight serious breaches. Residents were not protected
from the risk of infection. And some weren't given
enough food and drink. Cambridgeshire police is also
investigating after a series The care home under
increasing scrutiny. Today,
the Care Quality Commission gave Some of the report's shocking
findings include patients ldft Calls for help from patients
in wet and soiled beds. Calls for help
from patients ignored. what it found,
it contacted the council's After initial concerns So concerned
by what it found, it contacted the council's
their own unannounced visits. We wanted to make it clear to
the people who are now lookhng to rectify the situation that,
as a local ward councillor, And we are there to support them
if they themselves require ht, But we cannot ignore the fact
that the CQC report does highlight Werrington Lodge is managed
by Barchester Healthcare, who said it was deeply concdrned
standards had fallen below what they The company But we cannot ignore
the fact that the CQC report does highlight statement saying that
as soon as they were made aware of the findings, they took
immediate action and investlent has They say that they know thex have
made progress and this has been The Care Quality Commission The
company running the home has declined to be interviewed, but they
have given a statement saying that, as soon as they were made aware of
the findings, they took immddiate action and investment has bden
made in a number of areas. They say that they know thex have
made progress and this has been The Care Quality Commission says,
while some progress has been made, And they plan more
unannounced inspections. Well, earlier I spoke to
Malcolm Bower`Brown of the Care Quality commission and asked
him how his inspectors reacted When our inspectors visited
Werrington Lodge on 8th May they The home was failing to meet
the national standards that are required of all providers in all
five areas that we looked at. These are quite shocking findings,
aren't they? How common is it
for the police to get involved? Well, we were very worried with what
we found when we visited in May and we made an immediate referral to
the Peterborough City Counchl so that the concerns we found could
be investigated under their adult The police have decided to lount
an investigation into some of those concerns
and that investigation is ongoing. What more needs to be done
at Werrington Lodge? We had found some progress lade
but we have told Barchester that further work is required to be done
to address all of the issues that Six of the warning notices that we
issued in May remain in place and we'll be visiting again soon to
check progress From eight warning notices
originally, six are still in place. Should Barchester Health Care Homes
still running Werrington Lodge? We were very worried
with what we found. Our inspectors found very
significant concerns in May. We have taken robust enforcdment
action using our powers to warn the provider of
the action that they need to take to make sure that residents ard getting
the quality of care and support that We expect,
given the assurances Barchester have given us, to find that the necessary
improvements have been made. If, for any reason, that wasn't the
case, we have a range of further enforcement powers that we could use
if that were to be necessarx. Flash flooding hit
the region again this afternoon More than 1,400 homes in
Cambridgeshire were without power. Well, our reporter Ben Bland has
been following the story It's causing big problems and delays
on the roads. This is hard work The car has been stranded in fl`sh
flooding. Queues of traffic having to divert to find alternative
routes, having a knock`on effect causing congestion. Look at these
roads in the fans. Heavy rahn causing delays. Also causing
problems in God Manchester. This landslip has closed this ro`d. Tesco
had to close because the flooding was so severe and it is affdcted
homes. One stage, more than 140 homes across the county where
without powerful for most of us have had it restored but there are still
more than 850 without electricity this evening. Cambridgeshird Fire
and Rescue Service are pumphng water out of about 60 homes. They have
more than 150 calls this afternoon. The forecast for later? Mord heavy
thunderstorms are on the wax and they should clear by midnight. We
will have a forecast later hn the programme. Thank you very mtch.
The Scottish Independence Rdferendum is now just weeks away
and today the campaign to kdep the union together came to Corby.
The town is often known as Little Scotland because
of its large Scottish popul`tion and now its residents are bding
urged to try and persuade their scottish relatives to vote No.
There's going to be a massive storm here, I think.
In politics, getting your message across is never
In Corby today, there was more in the way of high
winds than hot air as the Ldt's Stay Together campaign rolled into town.
Corby represents all that is best about Anglo`Scottish cooper`tion.
Lots of Scottish people, people of Scottish descent down here, world
beating industry, world beating combination of all the talents, all
the people on these islands, and, for me, this symbolises what we can
achieve when we concentrate on what brings us together,
You're preaching to the converted a bit, aren't you?
I'm certainly preaching to the converted,
I'm trying to find people down here to say let's show
the Scottish people they ard hugely valued and we want them to stay
The TV historian has collected the signatures of 200 celebrities.
They include Cliff Richard, Mick Jagger and diver Tom D`ley
The list also includes a Nobel prizewinner and 12 professors.
Today, the people of Corby were given their chance to
I think they should stay as part of the union because we depdnd
I think it's a very hard decision to make, really.
I'd prefer them to stay where they are but, on the politics side, no.
It may be known as Little Scotland, but, like the rest of us,
the people of Corby won't h`ve a say in next month's referdndum.
But in a mock ballot at the town's annual Highland gathering this year,
Speaking after this week's TV debate,
Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond feels the argulent
I thought the debate tonight set up some substantial ground that we are
setting forward that positive case not just for a prosperous Scotland
but for a more socially just Scotland.
There was clearly a huge response from the audience.
The Let's Stay Together campaign says it recognises this is
Scotland's decision, but says it will have a hugd impact
Of course, Corby's Scottish links are `s strong
The campaign hopes, by bringing their message hdre, the
people of Corby can influence their relatives back home on how to vote.
The number of parents being fined for taking
their children out of school in this region has risen dramatically.
Since September last year, headteachers can no longer grant
pupils up to ten days leave in special circumstances.
Now each parent is fined ?60 per child.
The BBC asked all of our local authorities how many parents they
As you can see from those that replied, all
In Luton alone, they fined over 2,200 parents.
And in Bedford, they prosecuted just 432.
But there are concerns that the system isn't fair.
I think if I would be critical of the policy as it stands,
it's that the guidance to headteachers of what constitutes
exceptional circumstances isn't very clearly defined and laid out.
So I think that one area whdre government could make a difference
here is to make it clear to headteachers through guidance what
does and what does not constitute exceptional circumstances.
More than 100 Royal Mail st`ff in Peterborough walked out today
The action began at the firl's Orton Southgate building ajtst
Postal deliveries to around 4,000 customers
A union representative said staff returned this afternoon
Later, Alex is here with the weathdr.
After all the floods this afternoon, what else is in store?
First, back to Stewart and Susie for the rest of the news.
Still to come: We are looking ahead to the new football season `nd the
return of two of our club the football league. Plus one vdry big
poppy, made out of 60,000 slall ones. It could be a world rdcord.
If you have been out and about this week, you will have noticed
The harvest is in full`swing and it looks as if it could be a good one.
One of the biggest crops in this region is wheat.
And that means a busy time for our ports, because around a million
And the port which exports more wheat th`n any
It is a go on this family f`rm. A typical suffix seen at this time of
year as farmers race to beat the weather and bring the wee t`rget
home `` Suffolk. The averagd is 7.6 tonnes per hectare on a norlal year.
On our own, we try to average 9 8, close to ten. This year yield up to
11.5 and some are as high as 12 6 stop this year the UK is expected to
produce 16 million tonnes of wheat `` wheat, most will be constmed
here, but some will be exported This region plays a key rold. This
harvest head to Ipswich, thd biggest wheat exporting port in the UK. This
wheat is bound to Belfast, dach year up to 1 million tonnes head out of
here, up the river. This brought to the dominant port because it is in
such a fantastic area. East Anglia is a great week producing area and
has always been known as thd breadbasket of the UK. We are
excellently located on the Suffolk coast and we can put in whe`t from
all over the area. Our transport all over the area. Our transport
links that means we can bring in a lot of wheat when the need to. On
arrival, it is tested to make sure it is up to scratch. We checked
protein levels and moisture levels, checking it is dry. British wheat
can end up anywhere. The biggest single market is Spain. The problem
they have in Spain is irrig`tion costs a lot of money and thdy can't
grow the same rioters as we can in the UK. We end up `` variethes. Much
wheat goes for biscuits and bread. They like to buy UK wheat bdcause
they know the quality that we make and they know they will havd it in
two or three days. Unfortun`tely for farmers, the harvest price hs low,
but in Ipswich, the price is encouraging foreign buyers. Traders
are hoping to their best ye`r since 2008.
All this week we've been looking at how the First World War `ffected
Today, the story of photogr`pher Olive Edis, from Norfolk.
Olive was commissioned to photograph women in the war.
The biggest collection of her work is now in Cromer and
The remnants of tanks lay everywhere in shell holes. Cartridges, bombs,
grenades lay strewn upon thd ground. The works of Olive Edis frol her
journal, she had been commissioned by the National War Museum, now the
Imperial War Museum, to photograph women at war. Voluntary, auxiliary
detachments. Women were att`ched in terms of nursing and cleric`l work,
drivers, they were repairing cars and military vehicles. They were
doing everything. Olive Edis was a photographer that the great and the
good wanted to sit for. Prile Minister Lloyd George, writdr Thomas
Hardy, and when it came to the selfie, live was way ahead of her
time. This is the famous coxswain of Cromer, reportedly the bravdst
lifeboat man who ever lived. The crater of Cromer Museum owns the
largest collection of her ilages. I sense that everyone from fishermen
and their wives, up to kings and queens and all points in between,
that she was someone who makes very easily with all walks of life.
Olive's original studio was nearby. Today it is a private house, but
there is an original sign and her older developing Bath is a garden
wonderment. She was self`tatght which is very surprising. She was
hugely talented and she onlx use natural light, unless the lhght was
so bad that it was essential that she use of `` artificial light. She
was fascinated by the local fisherfolk and she also took
portrait of soldiers after war. When she went to France in 1914 with her
assistant, it was not an easy ride. They covered 2000 kilometres,
staying where they could and sometimes sleeping on plankton
houses, sometimes in hotels, they had a pretty hard time `` planks in
houses. Today, the exhibit hs small but perfectly formed. Her
photographs of the aftermath of conflict I a unique record of the
often overlooked role of wolen in the First World War.
If you love football, it's been a great summer.
Then we had the World Cup and now it's about to kick off again.
After the relegation and promotion battles last season,
there's the return of some familiar names and a bitter rivalry.
With Luton and Cambridge coling up and Norwich going down,
there's sure to be plenty of talking points over the next ten months
For Norwich and Ipswich in the Championship,
great expectation they can challenge for a place in the Premier League.
Ipswich aiming for the top six, many tipping Norwich to be top
In the blue corner Mick McC`rthy, a veteran, of 755 games in charge.
After two steady years, Town look ready to launch
We will soon find out whether we're good enough, won't we,
Ipswich is entering their 13th successive season
in English football's second tier, making them the championship's
But under McCarthy, who signed a new contract, there is
I am optimistic every year, but the last ten years has been
Mick has come in, settledthd side down and I think we can look
Neil Adams has kept the majority of last season's squad intact.
Three in, with two significant departtres
Robert Snodgrass and ?8.5 million Ricky van Wolfswinkdl.
One goal in 27 games proved mighty costly.
After their relegation, Norwich are one of the favourites to go up.
Well we guarded against over complacency, wd should
be up there, we have the pl`yers that are capable of doing that.
There is no reason why we shouldn't, so whether or not it brings any
Three years since the last Derby, they meet again in just two weeks.
When it comes to it, it's a massive occasion for both
At the minute, everyone was like a sole focus is on Wolves,
Fans say, you have to win that game.
Actually, I would take thred or four wins against somebody dlse
Fulham is the first for Ipswich Wolves for Norwich,
Here are tomorrow's games in League One.
Peterborough and MK Dons will be aiming to be
For Joe Dunne at Colchester, he s hoping his team can just improve.
Flirting with relegation the last couple of years has
We have two improve on last year. It is going to be tough. It will be a
tough season. That is why it is important we try and keep as many
players fit as we can with ` small squad that we have.
Now the wait for followers of Luton and Cambridge United is nearly over.
After years of trouble both on and off the pitch, and a period
in the Conference, tomorrow they return to action in the League.
Both teams hungry to make up for lost time.
First it was Luton. Then it was Cambridge cluster group turned to
celebrate the end of football league wilderness. Now it's down to
business. You know where thd ball is going! He has managed what for
others tried but failed to do, take Luton back to the football league.
In doing so, he has helped to heal the hurt. I feel this is a new
Luton, the outlook from the directors down is completelx
different than it was two ydars ago. There is a new excitement. There is
a new belief. How easy has ht been to bury the past? Not easy, but
gradually it will become a lemory. I have seen it all. I have cole down
through all the leagues and we finally got out of the Confdrence.
That was a massive relief of the club and all around it. It was a
massive achievement. Now we are in League 2 starting on zero points.
Blair in Cambridge United, the feeling is mutual, but they have had
to wait 12 years `` here in Cambridge. Now, they have to work
out a way to stay there. We are fairly confident we will do well. If
we hit form after January, ` couple of under our belts, we will be OK.
Without that, we can't win tight games. We need form. That is key. No
promoted side has been relegated back to the Conference sincd its
inception. A crumb of comfort for Cambridge and Luton, back where they
think they belong. After being relegated,
Stevenage begin life in League Two Boss Chris Wilder thinks thd
league this season is wide open Full previews to all the gales
on the BBC Sport website. There's live coverage
on your local BBC Radio Station Let's return now to the
First World War and the one symbol that represents the conflict better
than any other ` the poppy. At the Tower of London,
they've filled the moat with hundreds of thousands
of ceramic poppies, one for each And here in the Fens,
a giant poppy made up Is there a more powerful im`ge
of war and peace? To mark the centenary, it has been
seen in services and on memorials. But there has been
nothing quite like this. In a field on in the Fens,
a red glow. Thousands of poppies growing
into one giant one. It is the proper Flander's poppy
which was growing in no`man's`land. You get the mixture of the colours,
but to get it to grow, we had to buy frozen seeds,
we had to get it grown on to plugs. It has been a lot of work,
but well worth it. Well two months, some of thd
schoolchildren who one month or so ago planted the seeds. Back today to
see what they had grown into. It's amazing. And you planted thdm? They
look different. How? They are puppies. They are read. It hs a
flower that grew amongst thd graves in the Great War `` they ard
puppies. `` poppies. In flotnders field the poppies grow. We `re the
dead. There are more than 60,00 poppies growing here, coverhng more
than half an acre. Many werd killed on each side, if you had a poppy
here fit each life lost it would cover about ten acres. A se` of red,
seemingly going on for ever. For the British Legion it is more than their
motive, it belongs to all of us It is almost like a rallying c`ll.
People understand what it is and what it is for, and what it
represents and what it provhdes the beneficiaries who receive the funds
the donations at a given. Ttrning from Green into red, in defdnce ``
here, a giant poppy that sahd, we are not forgotten.
A large area of cloud, the legacy of tropical storm Bertha. It is heading
our way. The cloud is across the region, but we have had somd pretty
heavy torrential downpours hn the western half of the region. A lot of
the East estate cloudy but dry. Over the next two hours, this rahn is
expected to head North East. expected to head North East.
Anywhere could be in for a thundery downpour before the day is out. It
is heading out into the North Sea, so by midnight, a lot of us look
dry. There is some cloud, btt some clear spells developing, too, and a
cooler night. Lows between 04 degrees and 16 degrees. Tomorrow,
not a bad day. It will be bright and breezy, with sunny spells through
the morning. There will be cloud in the afternoon, which could produce a
shower, but most places look like they will stay dry. Where wd get the
sunshine, temperatures around 2 Celsius. In the afternoon, there
will be some patchy cloud, but it does look settled and dry. Then it
is all change. The legacy of this storm will bring us a deepening area
of low pressure on Sunday. This is likely to bring us heavy rahn and
strong winds. As the locals out into the North Sea, that is what will
strengthen the winds. Later in the day, we could have gusty winds from
the West. To summarise: A spell of heavy rain, some strong winds and
some large waves on the coast on Sunday. Stay tuned to the forecast
because there might be changes. It's looking like an unsettled d`y. Into
next week, it remains unsettled with an sunshine and heavy showers,
it could be thundery. Karma on Tuesday, some showers around but
also sunshine. `` looking k`rma on Tuesday. That is it from us.
Goodbye. Martin Freeman presents a Gaza
Crisis appeal on behalf of